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Creative 52: Weekly Projects to Invigorate Your Photography Portfolio by Lindsay Adler

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Challenge 37. Shoot Through a Crystal

Description

Shooting through a crystal can help you create a romantic and dream-like fantasy in-camera. Your images can appear ethereal as your subject floats or is repeated multiple times within your frame. A crystal may also kick colors and light around the image, resulting in an unusual and soft atmosphere. The results of using a crystal could also suggest duality or confusion. Use a crystal to enhance the mood and message of your image and create an intriguing fantasy.

Inspiration

What do you think of when you use a crystal? Does it remind you of dreams and soft, romantic fantasy? Or does it remind you of duplicity and distorted reality? Test out the quality of your crystal. Each crystal is different ...

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